Arts Beat | May 2018

MUSIC

May 1: Peoria Symphony Guild Spring Luncheon, features performances by Young Artist Competition winners. 11:30 a.m., Peoria Country Club. 691-3225.

May 1: Bradley Piano Studio Recital. 7:30 p.m. BU’s Dingeldine Music Center. 677-2595.

May 1: Chicago Farmer “Folkin’ Tuesday.” 9 p.m. Kenny’s Westside Pub. 676-1693.

May 3: Three Dog Night. 7:30 p.m., Civic Center Theater. 673-3200.

May 4: The Brazilionaires Live at the Five Spot. 5:30 p.m., Contemporary Art Center. 674-6822.

May 4-5: “America’s Favorite Songs, Hymns and Anthems,” presented by the Peoria Area Civic Chorale. 7:30 p.m., Five Points Washington. 693-6725.

May 5: Magic Giant in the Courtyard Concert Series. 8 p.m. Heritage Square in Peoria Heights. 670-0430.

May 6: “An Afternoon with the Philharmonic Chorale.” 2:30 p.m. ICC’s Performing Arts Center. 694-5136.

May 7: ICC Concert Band. 7:30 p.m. ICC’s Performing Arts Center. 694-5136.

May 11: Jason Aldean: “High Noon Neon Tour.” 7:30 p.m. Civic Center Arena. 673-3200.

May 11: Vinyl Tap. Live at the Five Spot. 5:30 p.m., Contemporary Art Center. 674-6822.

May 11: Chicago Jamband Showcase. 10 p.m. Kenny’s Westside Pub. 676-1693.

May 11: The Prairie Wind Ensemble presents its 40th Anniversary Concert, featuring the winner of the Earl Barnes Student Soloist Competition 7:30 p.m. ICC’s Performing Arts Center. 694-5136.

May 12: Althea Grace Band in the Courtyard Concert Series. 8 p.m Heritage Square in Peoria Heights. 670-0430.

May 18: Alliance brass concert. 7 p.m. Trinity Lutheran Church. 676-4609.

May 18: Robin Crowe Band. Live at the Five Spot. 5:30 p.m., Contemporary Art Center. 674-6822.May 25: Arbor Creek. Live at the Five Spot. 5:30 p.m., Contemporary Art Center. 674-6822.

May 19: Dexter O’Neal & the Funk Yard in the Courtyard Concert Series. 8 p.m. Heritage Square in Peoria Heights. 670-0430.

May 20: “Concert in the Stacks” series features Hadley Kennary. 3 p.m. Chillicothe Public Library. 274-2719.

May 20: Stephanie Aaron, with the Central Illinois Jazz Society House Band. 6 p.m. Trailside Event Center. 243-1582.

May 20: “Clever Clarinet! Musical Discovery,” presented by the Peoria Symphony Orchestra. 2 p.m., WTVP Studios. 671-1096.

May 22-27: “Encore 2018 – A Musical Revue,” Morton Civic Chorus’s benefit for the Central Illinois Memorial Kidney Fund. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday. BU’s Hartmann Center Theater. 698-5479.

May 22: Peoria Heights Community Band, with guest conductor Mike Mathews. 7 p.m. Proctor Place. 692-3166.

May 26: “James Bond, 007,” presented by the Heartland Festival Orchestra and featuring soprano soloist Rachel York. 7:30 p.m. Five Points Washington.

May 26: Joe Stamm Band in the Courtyard Concert Series. 8 p.m. Heritage Square in Peoria Heights. 670-0430.

THEATER

May 4-6 and 9-13: “Mamma Mia!” musical. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday and 2p.m. Sunday. Peoria Players Theatre. 688-4473.

May 18-19: “25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee,” Musical comedy/dinner theater produced by Arc Light Productions. 6:30 p.m. Coyote Creek Golf Course. 455-4095.

May 25-27: “Broadway Backwards 2,” 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday. Peoria Players Theatre. 688-4473.

OTHER

May 3-5: Sean Kent. 8 p.m. Thursday, and 7:30 & 9:45 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Jukebox Comedy Club. 673-5853.

May 6: “Learn It, Try It,” with demonstrations about building trades, labor and unions – plus hands-on activities from carpenters, masons and other skilled workers. 1-4 p.m. Peoria Riverfront Museum. 686-7000.

May 9: #IMOMSOHARD: “Moms Night Out Round 2” comedy. 8 p.m. Civic Center Theater. 673-3200.

May 12-14: Tommy Davidson. 8 p.m. Thursday, and 7:30 & 9:45 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Jukebox Comedy Club. 673-5853.

“Arts in Education,” Peoria Courthouse Plaza The 2018 Gerald M Brookhart Arts in Education Spring Celebration weekdays through May 18. For details, phone Project Director Mary Rouse at 672-6906.

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